World Handicap System

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The new World Handicap System came in on 2 November 2020 and on this page you can find information about East Bierley Golf Club's:

* Slope and Course Ratings
* Course Handicap Tables

Slope and Course Ratings for East Bierley Golf Club

A course rating is the evaluation of the playing difficulty of a course for scratch golfers under normal course and weather conditions.

It is expressed as strokes taken to one decimal place, and is based on yardage and other obstacles to the extent that they affect the scoring ability of a scratch golfer.

A slope rating evaluates the relative playing difficulty of a course for players who are not scratch golfers. The lowest Slope Rating is 55 and the highest is 155. A golf course of standard playing difficulty has a Slope Rating of 113.

Course ratings are determined, by permission of the World Handicap System, in accordance with the Course Rating System for the purpose of providing a uniform basis of which to issue a Handicap Index. Course Rating, Slope Rating, and Handicap Index are marks owned by the World Handicap System and may only be used in connection with the World Handicap System.

White Tees (Men)
Course Rating 65.3
Slope Rating 112

Yellow Tees (Men)
Course Rating 64.6
Slope Rating 111

Red Tees (Men)
Course Rating 63.5
Slope Rating 107

Blue Tees - Winter (Men)
Course Rating 63.6
Slope Rating 108

Red Tees (Women)
Course Rating 67.9
Slope Rating 135

White Tees (Women)
Course Rating 70.3
Slope Rating 140

Yellow Tees (Women)
Course Rating 69.5
Slope Rating 138

Blue Tees - Winter (Women)
Course Rating 67.3
Slope Rating 131

Course Handicap Tables for East Bierley Golf Club

The tables for the Men's White, Men's Yellow, Men's Red, Men's Blue (Winter), Women's Red, Women's White, Women's Yellow and Women's Blue (Winter) tees are downloadable in PDF format.

When using the table, find the range containing your Handicap Index in the left hand column. Play with the Course Handicap that corresponds with the it in the right hand column.

Please make sure that the tees from which you are playing correspond with the tees from which this table applies.